* Hemp is full of skin-nourishing essential fatty acids
* Anti-aging and anti-inflammatory products
* Body scrubs, facial oils ingestible powders
Hemp seed is one of the most nutritious seeds in the world, containing some of the highest levels of hydrating Omegas 3, 6 and 9. These fatty acids are what keeps your skin highly moisturized, supple and glowing – especially when it’s formulated with other beautifying ingredients, make for one powerhouse of a product.
Listed below are a few great hemp-infused beauty products and supplements including lotions, a scrub and one great plant-based protein powder to nourish your skin from within. Whether you choose to spread it over your body and/or ingest it, hemp seed oil will keep your skin hydrated, help prevent inflammation and can even help fight the appearance of lines and wrinkles.
1. Hempz Sugar Body Scrub
Enriched with 100% pure natural hemp seed oil and blended with natural sugar crystals, Hempz Sugar Body Scrub polishes and gently lifts away dull, rough skin. Blended with shea butter and ginseng to help calm and soothe skin, this sugar scrub also contains Vitamins A, C and E to help protect skin from natural and environmentally triggered oxidants. Your skin will feel conditioned and immediately hydrated while looking smooth and radiant.
2. Plant Guru Hemp Seed Butter
Plant Guru’s Hemp Seed Body Butter is a multipurpose product that supports healthy skin, hair and nails. Created by blending the oil from one of the worlds most nutritious seeds with vegetable oil resulting in a buttery consistency that’s rich in essential fatty acids.
3. Nutiva Hemp Protein
A healthy way to start your day (and nourish your skin from the inside out) is by making a protein smoothie. The quality of protein you use, however, is of the utmost importance as it not only will keep you feeling full, but will also provide other essential vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy. Nutiva’s Hemp Protein is a clean, plant-based protein that is high in Omega 3 fats, antioxidants and works for a variety of dietary preferences. Hemp seeds are a great source of natural protein while being easily digestible and this powder also provides 12 grams of fiber to help keep you full.
4. Hempz Original Herbal Body Moisturizer
This highly rated body moisturizer by Hempz helps nourish, moisturize, protect and condition your skin without the use of toxic additives. Containing natural Hemp Seed Oil, this lotion will help soothe inflammation, calm atopic dermatitis and provide your skin with intense hydration. Ginseng and Shea Butter help reduce any redness and Vitamins A, C and E will help protect your skin from natural and environmentally triggered oxidants leaving your skin feeling soft as silk.
5. Life-Flo Pure Hemp Seed Oil
The Life-Flo Pure Hemp Seed Oil makes a great face and body oil and works well for all skin types thanks to its lightweight feel. Certified organic, this high-quality virgin oil contains powerful antioxidants and the highest contents of omega fatty acids in the plant world which will keep your skin healthy and moisturized. Other uses for this oil include as a gentle makeup remover, massage oil or hair smoother.
6. The Wonder Seed Hemp Oil Face Cream
The Wonder Seed Face Cream is an all natural moisturizer that nourishes your skin while reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. This anti-aging face cream uses an optimal blend of virgin hemp seed oil, aloe vera, green tea extract, grape seed oil and chamomile extract to leave your skin softer and more radiant. In addition, this daily moisturizer will help boost collagen production while helping to balance the oil profile to keep acne-prone skin types in check.
7. The Body Shop Hemp Body Moisture Protector
The Body Shop Hemp Body Butter combines cocoa and shea butters to soften, protect and moisturize your skin for up to 24 hours. This cream provides heavy duty body moisture protection and is best for extremely dry skin types. The hemp seed oil provides an unusually high concentration of essential fatty acids to repair skin’s moisture barrier while shea butter and babassu oil moisturize and soften skin.
8. Nature’s Gate Conditioner
Nature’s Gate Hemp Conditioner is made for dry and coarse. This rich formula effectively conditions to help restore the natural moisture balance to the hair. The hemp and argan blend nurtures the hair, while the PH Balanced Hemp seed oil provides essential fatty acids that will keep your hair shiny and frizz-free.